TWIGS Gardening Services Co-ordinator

Telford, Shropshire
£18,065- £18,426 per annum
16 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Telford & Wrekin Integrated Gardening Service (TWIGS) is a service that provides personalised support to our customers, enabling them to achieve personal objectives to maximise independence, choice, wellbeing and community involvement through the provision of a valuable and valued gardening service to vulnerable households across the borough.

In this exciting and rewarding role, you will work with the Service Leader – Skills & Enterprise Hub to develop the TWIGS service, including the acquisition of new customers and working in partnership with external organisations.

You will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable adults, with experience of providing a gardening service including the safe use and maintenance of powered gardening equipment, and with the ability to undertake the associated heavy gardening work, often involving heavy machinery. You will also be required to drive the TWIGS van on a daily basis.

My Options - Activity Wellbeing and Care Services is part of Telford & Wrekin Council and provides a wide range of person-centred support to over 350 people to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities.

We currently provide a wide range of services including; Community Activity and Wellbeing, services, residential options, community support for those people living in their own or shared accommodation and Young People’s Services offering a range of support and activities to children and young people. Our services also include a very successful Shared Lives Scheme and The Skills and Enterprise Hub, where people can develop their skills and confidence as part of their stepping stone to work.

As part of the team you will receive excellent support and training and the opportunity to develop a personalised skills development plan. If you want to join us at this exciting time then we would like to hear from you.

To find out more about the My Options services please take a look at our website:

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

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My Options TWIGS Co-ordinator Advert Aug 19.docx